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Jericho Road Covered Bridge to be closed for graffiti removal, maintenance

UPDATE: Per Councilman David Marks, the bridge will also be closed from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, May 24th and Tuesday, May 25th for maintenance. Councilman Marks has alerted the Greater Kingsville Civic Association and the Friends of Jerusalem Mill. Original story below… —— KINGSVILLE, MD—The Baltimore County Department of Public Works will be closing the Jericho Road …


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Jericho Road bridge to close later this week for maintenance

KINGSVILLE, MD—The Department of Public Works will be closing the Jericho Road covered bridge over Little Gunpowder Falls later this week. The bridge on the Baltimore County/Harford County line will close on Friday, April 10 for maintenance. The closure will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and should take only one day for completion, according to a news release …


Haunted locations near Nottingham: Fact or fiction?

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Halloween seems like the perfect time to take a look at some of the allegedly-haunted locations in and around the Nottingham area. Are there any?  Is there any truth to the rumors?  We decided to take a closer look. Perry Hall Mansion The historic Perry Hall Mansion may or may not be haunted, depending upon whom you ask. The …

Baltimore County Council urges ‘no discharge’ option at Mountain Christian

JOPPA, MD – On Monday evening, the Baltimore County Council, at the request of Councilman David Marks, urged a “no discharge” option to address the wastewater issue at Mountain Christian Church in Joppa. In recent weeks, the church unveiled plans to upgrade its wastewater facility. This proposal included an option whereby the church would pump up to 5,000 gallons per …

Proposal would pump treated wastewater into tributary that flows into Little Gunpowder Falls

UPDATE 5: Mountain Christian Church has canceled plans for its wastewater treatment facilityMountain Christian Church has canceled plans for its wastewater treatment facility. UPDATE 4: Councilman Marks stands ready to drop his opposition to the proposal – click here for details. UPDATE 3: A second public meeting has been added and the public comment period has been extended. UPDATE 2: …

Jericho Road covered bridge to close for repairs this week

Baltimore County officials say that a historic Kingsville bridge will be closed for a portion of this week for maintenance. The Department of Public Works will close the Jericho Road covered bridge over the Gunpowder Falls on Wednesday, November 1, and Thursday, November 2. Crews will clean the bridge, tighten its bolts, and make routine repairs. The bridge will be …

Jericho Road Covered Bridge rededicated, reopened

The historic Jericho Road covered bridge was reopened on Monday. A ceremony was held on Monday morning to rededicate and reopen the bridge, which spans the Little Gunpowder Falls between Baltimore and Harford Counties. The Jericho Road Covered Bridge was built during the Civil War era, and today it stands as one of Maryland’s six public historic covered bridges, according …

Jericho Road Bridge to be dedicated, reopened

UPDATE: See photos from the reopening ceremony here. Original article below… —— An iconic landmark will be officially reopened later this month. The dedication and reopening of the restored Jericho Road Covered Bridge will be held on Monday, April 25 at 11 a.m. Last year, a nearly $2 million project restored the 150-year-old bridge, which carries a single lane of …